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English Definitionto increase; to strengthen
Simplified Script增强
Traditional Script增強
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄗㄥ ㄑㄧㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)zang1koeng4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
zēngto increase; to expand; to add
qiángstrong; powerful; better; slightly more than; vigorous; violent; best in their category, e.g. see 百强; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
增加zēngjiāto raise; to increase
增长zēngzhǎngto grow; to increase
增进zēngjìnto promote; to enhance; to further; to advance (a cause etc)
增产zēngchǎnto increase production
增添zēngtiānto add; to increase
Words With Same Tail Word    
加强jiāqiángto reinforce; to strengthen; to increase
坚强jiānqiángstaunch; strong
顽强wánqiángtenacious; hard to defeat
富强fùqiángrich and powerful
刚强gāngqiángfirm; unyielding
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